La Commune (Paris 1871)

  • 2000
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Docudrama, Historical

Part documentary and part historical pageant, Peter Watkins' fascinating, if sometimes slow-moving, exercise in "You Are There" filmmaking brings the past to vivid life. Paris, 1871: In the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, the City of Light briefly becomes a socialist commune and Watkins picks up the story in the tense months following the initial...read more

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  • Released: 2000
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Part documentary and part historical pageant, Peter Watkins' fascinating, if sometimes slow-moving, exercise in "You Are There" filmmaking brings the past to vivid life. Paris, 1871: In the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, the City of Light briefly be… (more)

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